Volume 6, Issue 2 (2015)                   LRR 2015, 6(2): 235-266 | Back to browse issues page

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1- Assistant Professor, Department of ELT, University of Birjand, Birjand, Southern Khorasan, Iran
2- Associate Professor, Department of ELT, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran
3- Assistant Professor, Department of ELT, Tarbiat Modares University, Tehran, Iran
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Performance evaluation is one of the important components of each organization, and educational organizations are not exceptions. According to the results of many studies, the single most important factor in determining student academic success or failure is the classroom teacher. Therefore, teachers are at the center of attempts to improve or reform the educational system of any country. Because of their importance, educational systems need to be assured that teachers perform their best to enhance student learning and try to improve teachers’ performance by identifying the strengths and weaknesses of their performance for further professional development. Both of these aims can be achieved by developing a research-based teacher evaluation system. With due consideration of the requirements of developing an evaluation procedure, the present study aims at proposing a new model for EFL teacher performance appraisal.  For so doing, a number of relevant studies on teacher evaluation and effective teaching, relevant national documents, and EFL teachers’ and experts’ views were investigated. Then, for making decision regarding the components of the assessment procedure, Delphi technique was used. The decisions made about the components of proposed model are discussed and the requirements for its implementation are explained
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Article Type: Research Paper | Subject: Evaluation|Education|Teacher Training
Published: 2015/05/22

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